“Very well presented and very relevant to my role.”

The NHS Budget Holder's Survival Guide

Today was a chance to run a workshop in Hatfield in Hertfordshire. Today’s The NHS Budget Holder’s Survival Guide was a clear attempt to change the culture of finance through creating a cohort of confident and knowledgeable budget holders willing and able to challenge finance within their organisations to improve services.

Course content:

  • Budgets and budgetary control
  • Understanding financial reports
  • The three methods of accounting
  • Forecasting your financial position
  • How budgets are set
  • Planning to develop your service
  • Your responsibilities… and your rights
  • The seven point plan for interpreting your financial information.

Evaluation Comments

Comments from today’s event include (with written permission received from each participant):

“Very well presented and very relevant to my role. Thank you.” – Jill Dickinson, Unit Manager, East and North Herts NHS Trust
“Enjoyed the course – surprisingly!!” – Jillian David, Service Manager, Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, East and North Herts NHS Trust

Many thanks to everyone involved.


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